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Solid state pulsed power generator

United States Patent

February 11, 2014
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A power generator includes one or more full bridge inverter modules coupled to a semiconductor opening switch (SOS) through an inductive resonant branch. Each module includes a plurality of switches that are switched in a fashion causing the one or more full bridge inverter modules to drive the semiconductor opening switch SOS through the resonant circuit to generate pulses to a load connected in parallel with the SOS.
Tao; Fengfeng (Clifton Park, NY), Saddoughi; Seyed Gholamali (Clifton Park, NY), Herbon; John Thomas (Loveland, OH)
General Electric Company (Niskayuna, NY)
13/ 285,102
October 31, 2011
This invention was made with Government support under sub contract number DE-FC26-08NT05868 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.